Dragonflies in Vermont

101 confirmed species of dragonflies inhabit the state of Vermont. But there are also a few that have been reported but lack solid evidence and a few others that could be solitary species without any proof of breeding. Again, some of the Vermont dragonflies are migratory in nature. Get to know them in this article.

Types of Dragonflies in Vermont

  • Gray Petaltail
  • Canada Darner
  • Mottled Darner
  • Lance-tipped Darner     
  • Lake Darner
  • Variable Darner
  • Zigzag Darner
  • Subarctic Darner
  • Black-tipped Darner       
  • Shadow Darner
  • Green-striped Darner
  • Common Green Darner
  • Comet Darner
  • Springtime Darner          
  • Ocellated Darner             
  • Fawn Darner
  • Swamp Darner
  • Harlequin Darner
  • Cyrano Darner
  • Spatterdock Darner
  • Lilypad Clubtail
  • Unicorn Clubtail
  • Black-shouldered Spinyleg
  • Spine-crowned Clubtail
  • Mustached Clubtail
  • Beaverpond Clubtail
  • Harpoon Clubtail
  • Lancet Clubtail
  • Dusky Clubtail
  • Ashy Clubtail
  • Rapids Clubtail
  • Midland Clubtail
  • Cobra Clubtail
  • Skillet Clubtail
  • Dragonhunter
  • Northern Pygmy Clubtail
  • Southern Pygmy Clubtail
  • Brook Snaketail
  • Riffle Snaketail
  • Maine Snaketail
  • Rusty Snaketail
  • Common Sanddragon
  • Eastern Least Clubtail
  • Riverine Clubtail
  • Zebra Clubtail
  • Arrow Clubtail
  • Delta-spotted Spiketail 
  • Tiger Spiketail
  • Twin-spotted Spiketail  
  • Arrowhead Spiketail
  • Stream Cruiser
  • Swift (Illinois) River Cruiser
  • American Emerald
  • Petite Emerald
  • Racket-tailed Emerald
  • Beaverpond Baskettail
  • Common Baskettail
  • Prince Baskettail
  • Spiny Baskettail
  • Uhler’s Sundragon          
  • Stygian Shadowdragon
  • Ringed Emerald
  • Lake Emerald
  • Ski-tipped Emerald
  • Forcipate Emerald
  • Delicate Emerald
  • Incurvate Emerald
  • Kennedy’s Emerald
  • Ocellated Emerald
  • Clamp-tipped Emerald
  • Brush-tipped Emerald
  • Williamson’s Emerald
  • Ebony Boghaunter
  • Calico Pennant
  • Halloween Pennant       
  • Banded Pennant
  • Common (Eastern) Pondhawk
  • White Corporal
  • Chalk-fronted Corporal
  • Frosted Whiteface
  • Crimson-ringed Whiteface
  • Hudsonian Whiteface
  • Dot-tailed Whiteface
  • Belted (Red-waisted) Whiteface
  • Spangled Skimmer
  • Slaty Skimmer
  • Widow Skimmer
  • Twelve-spotted Skimmer
  • Four-spotted Skimmer
  • Painted Skimmer
  • Elfin Skimmer   
  • Blue Dasher
  • Wandering Glider
  • Spot-winged Glider
  • Eastern Amberwing
  • Common Whitetail
  • Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
  • Black Meadowhawk
  • Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
  • White-faced Meadowhawk
  • Band-winged Meadowhawk
  • Autumn Meadowhawk
  • Carolina Saddlebags
  • Black Saddlebags